The average monthly rent of apartments in Whittier, CA is $2,156.
The average monthly rent of apartments in Whittier, CA is $2,156.
Compared to the national average rent of $1,727, the average rent in Whittier, CA is $2,156.
Prices and availability in Whittier, CA were last updated on 1 Feb 2023.
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The price range for a studio apartment in Whittier, CA is between $1,875 and $2,325. View all studio apartments in Whittier, CA.
The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Whittier, CA is between $1,875 and $4,720. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Whittier, CA now.
The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Whittier, CA is between $1,875 and $4,720. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Whittier, CA.
The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Whittier, CA is between $1,900 and $2,325. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Whittier, CA.
In Whittier, 42% of the residents are renting compared to 58% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 10% of Whittier’s rentals, 58% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 32% are single-family rentals.
The average age of rental buildings in Whittier is 44 years old, with 8% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which 81% are garden-style apartment communities, 19% are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.
Rental apartments in Whittier come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 14% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 38% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 43% of all rentals in Whittier. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.
Lying at the bottom of the Puente Hills and 15 miles from the Pacific Coast, Whittier is a southwest suburb of Los Angeles. This small, historic town is a popular choice for renters looking for a peaceful place to live with all of the modern facilities. Whittier has a warm climate, with temperatures varying from 40°F to 87°F year-round. Summers are hot and arid, while winters are wet and cool. There is plenty of sunshine and no snow in Whittier, thereby allowing renters to explore the surrounding scenery and outdoor activities. With an average cost of living, this low-population city has big-city amenities, including high-quality education; easy access to boutique shops and shopping; restaurants; grocery stores; and more.
Whittier’s rental market has various types of units, including mid-century modern, Victorian and ranch-style homes. Renters can mainly find two- to three-bedroom, single-family rentals and one- to two-bedroom apartments in Whittier. Some affordable neighborhoods include Bell, Bell Gardens, Cudahy, Huntington Park, Lynwood and South Gate. In contrast, La Mirada, Cerritos, The Groves and Rose Hills are high-end neighborhoods where renters can find luxurious rentals. The law requires renters to submit a security deposit no higher than two months’ rent for an unfurnished apartment and no higher than three months’ rent for furnished rental units. California is also a rent-controlled state, which means landlords cannot increase rent by more than 5% plus the inflation rate for a maximum of 10% per year. In addition, the landlord cannot evict renters who live in the rental unit for longer than one year.
Whittier, CA has a population of 84,821 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 43,834 of Whittier’s residents are women and 40,987 are men. The median age of those who live in Whittier, CA is 37.8.
For shopping, renters have options like Whitewood Town Center, an open-air shopping center; The BLOC, a vibrant, open-air shopping square; and Quad at Whittier, a large retail complex where renters can find various discounted deals. The city also has smaller shopping malls, department stores, gift shops, clothing stores and diners spread across the city. Renters usually do their grocery shopping at locally owned Ralphs, Vons and Vallarta supermarket chains. Other grocery and home goods chains include Amazon Fresh, Trader Joe’s, Costco, Aldi and Sprouts Farmers Market. In addition, a local Uptown Farmers’ Market is regularly organized.
According to U.S. Census data, there are 27,093 households in Whittier, CA. 19,200 are family households and 7,893 are non-family households. There are 9,534 households with children in Whittier and 17,559 households without children. On average, about 3.07 people live in a household in Whittier, CA.
Renters usually rely on a car to do most errands in Whittier. State Route 72 runs through Whittier Boulevard and also covers some part of the El Camino Real, while Interstate 605, known as San Gabriel River Freeway, runs along the city’s northern border. Public transit in the city is provided by Metro and LA Go Bus services, connecting commuting renters to surrounding cities through regular bus routes. For renters looking for an eco-friendly transportation alternative, Whittier Greenway Trail is a recreational and commuting trail spread across 4.5 miles. The urban trail is paved and has separate walking and biking lanes, allowing walkers and bikers to get around the city quickly and safely. Ridesharing options like Uber and Lyft are also available for renters. Finally, the nearest airport is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), which renters can use for domestic and international flights.
The level of education of the population of Whittier, CA is as follows: 5% have no high school education, 34% completed some high school, 28% partially completed college, 9% have an Associate Degree, 15% have a Bachelor Degree, and 9% have a Graduate Degree.
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